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Tacos DF

2020 S. Parker Rd.
Denver, CO 80231
Best Of
Tacos DF +

Mark Antonation


  • $
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • No Alcohol
  • Kid Friendly, Takeout
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Not Accepted
The menu at this strip-mall operation is a greatest-hits list of everything there is to love about Mexican street food, plus a few surprises (Mexican consomme?). But the best item is the torta: messy, dripping, delicious and offered in several variations, including the D.F., served either "combinación que usted quiera" or jamon -- sliced ham stacked on a grilled and lardy Mexican sandwich roll with chopped lettuce, avocado and a wet slurry of sauce made with smoky-hot chipotles and mayonnaise.

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